Maddy Savage | Journalist, Presenter, Moderator
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MADDY SAVAGE

ABOUT

Working as a BBC staff journalist in London for more than a decade, Maddy reported for UK and global TV news programmes and anchored BBC World Service radio shows reaching 50 million people a week. Based in Stockholm since 2014, she now works as a freelance journalist for media including BBC, Monocle, Time Out and NPR, focussing on Swedish business, current affairs and lifestyle trends. Voted one of the 100 most impactful and influential figures in the Nordic startup scene in 2017, Maddy produces and hosts The Stockholmer Podcast, interviewing the Swedish capital’s most inspiring creatives and entrepreneurs, and works as a moderator at some of the region’s most prominent tech and media events.

MADDY SAVAGE

FEATURED WORK

When Swedes tried six hour days

A few Swedish companies have been giving workers the chance to work fewer hours on full pay. But has it really had an impact?

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BBC / video

The man who ice skates to work

Watch David Allanson’s unusual commute – ice skating to work across a lake in Falun, Sweden.

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BBC / video

Why Sweden is almost cashless

Sweden is the most cashless society on the planet. So how did the Nordic nation get so far ahead of the rest of us?

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BBC / article

Is Trump right about Sweden?

Donald Trump claims Sweden’s immigration policy has been a failure, but many locals disagree.

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BBC / video
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The city with a 20 year wait for a rental

Think housing is bad where you live? Stockholm’s queue for rent-controlled housing is being considered by the Guinness Book of World Records.

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BBC / article

Stockholm’s fresh-thinking chefs

Meet Stockholm’s fresh-thinking chefs, busy making hay (or, rather, delicious food) while the sun shines.

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MONOCLE / article

The first therapy book with a refugee hero

Syrian-born Imad Elabdala was so worried about the impact of war on children around the world that he quit his engineering job in Stockholm to try and find a solution.

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THE STOCKHOLMER / podcast

The expats who don’t want to come home

What happens if you’re living abroad when your home country votes for its biggest shake-up in decades? After Brexit, many UK expats are reconsidering their plans to return.

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BBC / article

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